Temple banners, pair, made up of five long strips of various brocades and attached to a flat, shaped plaque of wood covered with gold-colored satin brocade and bordered with a shaped band of brown velvet. The brocades making up each banner strip include pale gold-colored satin with rows of dragon medallions and stylizedclouds in gold and colors; tan and gold; green satin with dragon medaliions and clouds; blue with large medallion diaper; deep gold color with large flowers in green; etc. Lining of faded brick-red raw silk.

Temple Banner, 18th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

Silk brocade, velvetexpand_more

The John R. Van Derlip Fundexpand_more  42.8.319.2

Not on Viewexpand_more
Details
Title
Temple Banner
Role
Artist
Dimension
H.126-1/4 x W.17-7/8 in.
Accession Number
42.8.319.2
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Temple banners, pair, made up of five long strips of various brocades and attached to a flat, shaped plaque of wood covered with gold-colored satin brocade and bordered with a shaped band of brown velvet. The brocades making up each banner strip include pale gold-colored satin with rows of dragon medallions and stylizedclouds in gold and colors; tan and gold; green satin with dragon medaliions and clouds; blue with large medallion diaper; deep gold color with large flowers in green; etc. Lining of faded brick-red raw silk.